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“Fun to visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vernissage Market

Vernissage Market
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$1,524.80*
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10-Day Georgia and Armenia Tour from Tbilisi
Ranked #9 of 203 things to do in Yerevan
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: You can find in Vernissage the best examples of Armenian folk art, unique jewelry, exclusive handmade masterpieces craftsmanship. Visit Vernissage pavilion in Tashir street shopping gallery and take a piece of Armenia with you .
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Yerevan, Armenia
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fun to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2014

Even if you don't want to buy anything, it'll be very fun to visit as you get a better idea of the culture as you browse through numerous stands with all kinds of traditional crafts and souvenirs. While the locals also come here to buy souvenirs for their trips abroad, even for them bargaining won't get the price down by a lot. Avoid weekends if you don't like crowds, especially in the summer. I agree with other reviewers that for a more calm shopping experience visit specialized souvenir shops in the center of town.

Visited August 2013
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Antipolo City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great deals at Weekend flea market”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a big flea market open only on weekends. There are lots of things for sale from traditionally woven Luri carpets, silver jewelry, embroidered table covers, winter coats, beautiful paintings, old books (mostly russian though), cutlery, silverware and many many more. Its difficult to bargain because some people don't speak English. It was nice of an Armenian couple though who helped get a leather jacket at a bargain. My friend bought a good authentic hand woven Luri carpet and she is going home to Scotland really happy with her treasured carpet.

Visited November 2013
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Haifa, Israel
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“lots to chose from, hard to bargain”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

the market is very big and you can find many Souvenirs from armenia.
travel around, each area has a slightly different "theme".
you can bargain, but it is not easy, and the price will not drop, just go down a little.

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Very well established market”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012 via mobile

Been around for a long time. A proper market meaning it's up to you to find something of quality and value. For those with an interest in items from the Soviet era there are old watches, cameras and old currency, in fact some dating pre-soviet.

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Kampala, Uganda
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“A market, with a few good finds”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2012

In itself, Vernissage is similar to arts and crafts markets all over the world. With a few exceptions. Find cute bags made from old and new carpets and gorgeous jewelry made from silver and enamel.

The market is only open on Saturday and Sunday and vendors start to pack up their things at around 6pm.

Visited June 2012
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